Daily Media Digest April 9, 2019

“Dr. Peter Facchini, a plant biochemistry professor at the University of Calgary, joins Global Calgary to discuss new research he’s leading that …”
TAGS: biochemistry, pain, medication


YouAreUNLTD (blog)
“… in collaboration with four other leading research hospitals in Toronto: Baycrest, St. Michael’s, Sunnybrook and University Health Network (UHN).”
TAGS: depression, treatment


The Gazette • Western University’s Newspaper
“… Burhan to assess the effectiveness of MST in treating bipolar disorder through a clinical trial led by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.”
TAGS: bipolar disorder, treatment


McGill Reporter
“Researchers have known for decades that inflammation accompanies Alzheimer’s disease (AD) brain lesions. Several early studies suggested that …”
TAGS: Alzheimer’s disease, prevention


CTV News
“Osteoporosis Canada recommends a maximum daily vitamin D consumption of 1,000 IU for most low-risk adults and 2,000 IU for high-risk and older …”
TAGS: vitamin D, kidney failure


UM Today (press release)
“Meghan Azad (pediatrics and child health; Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba) holds a Canada Research Chair in Developmental …”
TAGS: clinician scientists, health care


UCalgary News
“Alberta’s public health community is calling on candidates in the upcoming provincial election to make Albertans healthier and its health-care system …”
TAGS: public health, Alberta


The Sudbury Star
“Even casual fans have heard or read references to players being in “concussion protocol” for one sports league or another. That usually means the …”
TAGS: concussion, safety, recovery


“”I think we justifiably like to think we have a lot of control over the food choices we make,” said Dr. Catherine Mah, a population health researcher at …”
TAGS: nutrition, diet, healthy eating


National Post
“… is not without potential ethical and legal pitfalls, says Ian Kerr, Canada research chair in ethics, law and technology at the University of Ottawa.”
TAGS: health care, artificial intelligence